Senior Software Engineer

Date: Mar 23, 2024

Location: Stockholm, SE, 111 23 London, GB, SE1 9PG Amsterdam, NL, 102 Berlin, DE, 10176

Company: Optimizely

At Optimizely, we're on a mission to help people unlock their digital potential. We do that by reinventing how marketing and product teams work to create and optimize digital experiences across all channels. With Optimizely One, our industry-first operating system for marketers, we offer teams flexibility and choice to build their stack their way with our fully SaaS, fully decoupled, and highly composable solution.  

We are proud to help more than 10,000 businesses, including H&M, PayPal, Zoom, and Toyota, enrich their customer lifetime value, increase revenue and grow their brands. Our innovation and excellence have earned us numerous recognitions as a leader by industry analysts such as Gartner, Forrester, and IDC, reinforcing our role as a trailblazer in MarTech. 


At our core, we believe work is about more than just numbers -- it's about the people. Our culture is dynamic and constantly evolving, shaped by every employee, their actions and their stories. With over 1500 Optimizers spread across 12 global locations, our diverse team embodies the "One Optimizely" spirit, emphasizing collaboration and continuous improvement, while fostering a culture where every voice is heard and valued. 


Join us and become part of a company that's empowering people to unlock their digital potential! 


We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join an elite team of engineers. This team will be working to enable marketers to orchestrate and personalize the visitor journey and unlock the analytic potential inside our products for our clients and ourselves.

At Optimizely, we don’t just build pretty dashboards. We make data actionable so our clients can make confident decisions and grow their businesses. In this position, you’ll be on the ground floor of the team that will take this capability to the next level.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Developing and maintaining the Reporting services built on our already robust CDP and other products.
  • Building the user interface for integrating personalization features of our products.
  • Designing architectures that are performant and cost effective. Fast is a feature.
  • Recognizing opportunities to transform data into knowledge. Think like a Data Scientist. Work like an engineer.
  • Ensuring compliance with data protection regulations. We lead the industry in regulation-compliant first-party data empowerment
  • Collaborating with engineers and product managers to deliver on the Reporting roadmap.

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience in software engineering and architecture.
  • Fluency in several languages, including Kotlin and Java.
  • Front-end development experience with Typescript and frameworks like React.
  • Experience with Cloud Computing platforms like GCP, AWS, or Azure.
  • Experience with containerized applications (Docker/Kubernetes.)
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

Desired Qualifications

  • Practical experience with reliability at scale in distributed systems.
  • SaaS experience.
  • Experience in implementing and architecting complex data management and BI capabilities.
  • Familiarity with BI tools like Looker, Tableau, Power BI, etc.
  • Experience in SQL and Python.
  • Knowledge of build/release systems and processes.

How You'll Succeed

  • You reflect and seek feedback on choices and trade-offs in your design process.
  • You seek context to inform your decisions, and you adapt to changes according to the needs of the business.
  • You are curious about emerging technologies and are interested in evaluating and adapting where it makes sense.
  • You are a team player who enjoys collaborating across engineering teams.
  • You are comfortable engaging in product architecture discussions.
  • You appreciate working with people from all walks of life, and you work to respectfully engage and collaborate with colleagues regardless of perspective or experience.


Bachelor’s Degree (Computer Science or engineering preferred) or equivalent work experience

Optimizely is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.